Dauphin County Technical School Library is committed to helping students achieve success in school, by assisting students in becoming effective users of information and lifelong learners. Through collection development, teacher collaboration and student instruction, the library staff works to support the curriculum, teach information literacy skills, foster literature appreciation and promote social responsibility.

Copyright Friendly Sites

Copyright Friend Wikispaces
Most of the media in these collections are attached to generous copyright licensing. Though you may not need to ask permission to use them when publishing on the Web for educational purposes, you should cite or attribute these images to their creators unless otherwise notified! If you see any copyright notices on these pages, read them for further instructions.Note: always check individual licensing notices before publishing on the Web or broadcasting!
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Pics4Learning is a safe, free image library for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos & images for classrooms, multimedia projects, websites, videos, portfolios, or any projects in an educational setting.
Streaming Videos

APA Citation Guide

Purdue Owl APA Style

MLA Citation Guide

Purdue Owl MLA Style

WorldCat Search for books, articles, etc. and use cite button at the top of the screen

Tips for Google

  • Use quotes when searching for something specific
  • Use key search terms - do not type an entire question
  • To get academic and reliable sites add .edu and .gov

Valuable Websites

Ebsco Host
Power Library
Library of Congress
Google Art Project
Gutenberg Project
Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. We carry high quality ebooks: All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

General Resources

Newspapers of the World
K-12 Tech Tools
Dewey Browse
Virtual Learning Resouces Center
Complete Planet
Copyright FAQ
Thesis Builder
MLA and APA Citation Style Guide
Dauphin County Library System

Evaluating Websites

Turn It In

For Educators

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Career Planning

Jobs Made Realcontains career videos
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook
CareerZone Pennsylvania
My Next Move
O*Net Online
PA Department of Labor and Industry
Labor Market Information Center
Military Careers

Post High Education

YouCanGo! by the College Board
College Portraits: Finding the Right College for You
Educational Testing Service
SAT Vocabulary
Kaplan Prep Courses
Education Planner
Peterson's: Guide to College Education
The Princetown Review
College Board Online
Best Schools
College Review


Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association

Post High Preparations

College Application Assistance
Essay Tips
Personal Statement
Writing the Personal Essay

Financial Aid

Peterson's: Scholarships, Loans, Financial Aid, and the FAFSA
Financial Aid Information
PA Higher Education Assistance Agency
FAFSA on the Web
Nellie Mae
Sallie Mae
Student Debt Repayment Assistant

Job Finding Tools

PA Job Finder
Career Link
Youth at Work: Teen Worker Rights